Archive: Jeannie Oliver

Jeannie Oliver is a writer and PR practitioner with a long string of awards behind her name. With a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Jeannie has worked as a high school journalism teacher, an editor for the Appaloosa Journal, and a media spokesperson for the Oklahoma Education Association during a statewide teachers strike. She has created work for corporations and non-profits as diverse as Seagate, INTEGRIS Mental Health, Ballet Oklahoma and Dale Rogers Training Center. With a bungalow in the historic Mesta Park area of Oklahoma City, Jeannie divides her time between writing and rehabbing an old house. When she’s not mowing or painting or seeing to plumbing repairs, she can be seen in the neighborhood walking her well-known spotted rat terrier Dotty. She has three grown children–two daughters in Brentwood, Tennessee, and a son in Oklahoma City—and one adolescent granddaughter.

Luma Sleep will hire 8 for customer service jobs (GA).

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Luma Sleep, an Internet retailer of luxury beds, plans to open a customer contact center in Milledgeville. Based in Milledgeville, Luma Sleep is owned by Apollo Mattress. Both are located at 286 Jones Drive. The company announced th ...

JFA will locate HQ, R&D in LaGrange (GA).

LAGRANGE, Ga. — Jindal Films Americas LLC (JFA), the largest manufacturer of polypropylene, will relocate its U.S. research and development center and national headquarters to LaGrange. JFA will expand an existing manufacturing facility in LaGrange, cre ...

InComm will add 275 jobs in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — InComm, a payment and transaction technology company, will create 275 jobs and invest $20 million in the metro Atlanta. InComm makes and operates gift card programs for major retailers and brands. It also operates prepaid wireless programs and ...

Georgia jobless rate drops to 5.7 percent in October.

ATLANTA – Georgia’s jobless rate dropped to 5.7 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.8 percent in September. The rate was 6.8 percent in October 2014. “A strong over-the-month increase of 29,000 jobs helped push our unempl ...

Automation Personnel needs 120 laborers.

GRIFFIN, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Automation Personnel Services recruit about 120 general production laborers to work in Butts County. The recruitment will be held Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL’s Gr ...

IBM will base two new sports units in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — IBM has launched two new ventures with the goal of helping sports enterprises to integrate their marketing efforts. The IBM Sports, Entertainment and Fan Experience and the Sport and Entertainment Global Consortium are both based in Atlanta. ...

Caesarstone seeks to fill 45 manufacturing jobs.

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Caesarstone Technologies is recruiting up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility at a job fair arranged by the Georgia Department of Labor on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The  job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL’s Sa ...

Georgia DOL recruiting for 1,000 jobs in Macon area.

MACON, Ga. — Six major employers from the logistics and manufacturing industries will begin hiring to fill more than 1,000 jobs at the Middle Georgia Recruitment and Job Readiness Event Friday, Nov. 13, in Macon. The participating employers are Aspen, ...

Statesboro lands Aspen Aerogels plant.

STATESBORO, Ga. — Aspen Aerogels, maker of high-performance aerogel insulation, will invest more than $70 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Statesboro and create more than 100 jobs. With headquarters in Northborough, Massachusetts, the c ...

Georgia scores Site Selection three-peat.

ATLANTA — For the third consecutive year, Georgia leads the nation placing first in the 2015 Business Climate Ranking by Site Selection magazine. The ranking is a closely watched barometer of which states have the right mix of actual project successes a ...

Comodo sites cyber security sales in Midtown Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Comodo Group Inc., a cybersecurity firm, has opened a marketing and sales office in Midtown Atlanta. Comodo’s cloud-based security system protects companies from spam, malware and cyber attacks. The Atlanta office is located in Midtown’s ...

King’s Hawaiian hosts Georgia WorkSmart launch.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Officials gathered at the King’s Hawaiian facility in Flowery Branch recently to kick off a joint private and public partnership aimed at educating students for careers in advanced manufacturing. Georgia WorkSmart is a work-base ...

WellStar sites health park in Vinings.

VININGS, Ga. — WellStar Health System will open an outpatient health park in Vinings near the intersection of Cumberland Parkway and Atlanta Road. The company will begin construction on a three-story, 162,000-square-foot facility in early 2016 and open ...